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Rockets face Northern Illinois Huskies: NCAAB odds preview and stats

Toledo RocketsNorthern Illinois Huskies
Feb 29, 8:00 PM | NIU Convocation Center

Toledo Rockets vs Northern Illinois Huskies Odds

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The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Northern Illinois and Toledo on Wednesday, with the host Huskies trying to win and cover the NCAAB point spread.

Northern Illinois battles the Rockets, currently sitting with a 15-14 mark (11-10 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 9-15 for the Huskies and 10-11 for the Rockets.

View Toledo vs Northern Illinois Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening NCAAB line for this matchup, Northern Illinois sat as 5.5-point underdogs.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 319-ranked Huskies and the No. 185-rated Rockets in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 69-52 win for the Rockets on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Rockets rank No. 221 in NCAA Division 1 with 33.6 per game. That compares with Northern Illinois’s No. 114 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Northern Illinois is college basketball's No. 218-ranked team at 5.7 per game, while the Rockets rate No. 190 with 6 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Toledo owns the country's No. 84-rated mark, allowing 66.2 points per game on the highway. Northern Illinois, on the other hand, rates No. 338 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Toledo was an 83-74 winner at home against Western Michigan. They covered the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. The Rockets grabbed an 83-74 win over the Broncos on Saturday, behind a 16-point effort from Dominique Buckley at Savage Arena.

Last time out for Northern Illinois, they were a 74-64 loser as they battled Central Michigan on the road. They earned a push in the match as a 10-point underdog. Northern Illinois suffered a 74-64 loss against Central Michigan on Sunday, getting 24 points from Abdel Nader in a losing effort at McGuirk Arena.

Toledo Rockets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Eastern Michigan are 2-8
After playing Western Michigan are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

Northern Illinois Huskies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Ball State are 5-5
After playing Central Michigan are 3-7
After a loss are 1-9

A few Rockets at Huskies trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Toledo's last 7 games on the road
Toledo is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Northern Illinois
Toledo is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Toledo is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Northern Illinois
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Northern Illinois's last 6 games at home
Northern Illinois is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Toledo
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Northern Illinois's last 5 games when playing Toledo
Northern Illinois is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Toledo

Next up:
Toledo home to Eastern Michigan, Saturday, March 3
Northern Illinois at Ball State, Saturday, March 3

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